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#6078176 - 12/11/15 08:11 AM Chosing a turkey choke
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After much deliberation on which choke and shot to test for the next turkey season, I finally decided to go with Trulock chokes and their shot specific constrictions. I finally got to pattern 3 different shotguns and the results were way better than I had hoped for. I will try to post pics this weekend and an explanation of the results, Trulock will be my choke company from now on.
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#6078331 - 12/11/15 09:38 AM Re: Chosing a turkey choke [Re: Booner1]
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Trulock makes a great choke.
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#6078533 - 12/11/15 12:25 PM Re: Chosing a turkey choke [Re: Booner1]
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I use a Trulock choke in both my 10 and 12 gauge with the Federal Heavyweight and Flite Control wad. It is devastating...like being hit with Thor's hammer. I used Nitro ammo for years, but have switched to all Federal Heavyweight.

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#6078569 - 12/11/15 12:42 PM Re: Chosing a turkey choke [Re: Booner1]
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I used the Long Beard XR #6 choke from Trulock and the Long Beard XR #6 ammo from my Mossberg 935 and it was devastating on the target. That same choke and ammo for my Remington 870 did very well also. I used the Trulock Heavyweight #7 choke and ammo from my Charles Daly 20 gauge and was really excited about how well it performed and I could easily use it for turkey hunting with no problem. I looked into the Trulock chokes on your suggestion GMan.
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#6081475 - 12/13/15 01:41 PM Re: Chosing a turkey choke [Re: Booner1]
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This is the second shot from my Charles Daly 20ga. semi-auto at 40yds. with Trulock's Federal Heavyweight #7 choke and the Federal Heavyweight #7 3" 1 1/2oz. 20ga. ammo after I adjusted my point of aim from the shot below.


This shot is from my Mossberg 935 at 40yds. with Trulock's Long Beard XR #6 choke and the Long Beard XR #6 3" 1 3/4oz. 12ga. ammo.

This shot was taken with my Remington 870 at 40yds. with Trulock's Federal Heavyweight #7 choke and the Federal Heavyweight #7 3" 1 5/8oz. 12ga. ammo. The shot below that is where I adjusted my point of aim in reference to point of impact.


This shot was taken with my Remington 870 at 40yds with Trulock's Long Beard XR #6 choke and the Long Beard XR #6 3" 1 3/4oz. 12ga. ammo.

This is my first time to use Trulock chokes and I am very, very pleased with the results and feel that it was money well spent.
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#6082004 - 12/13/15 06:38 PM Re: Chosing a turkey choke [Re: Booner1]
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No turkey walking away from any of those patterns..and that Federal Heavyweights hits them so hard. Heads bounce off the ground.
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#6082265 - 12/13/15 08:40 PM Re: Chosing a turkey choke [Re: Gamblinman]
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Originally Posted By: Gamblinman
No turkey walking away from any of those patterns..and that Federal Heavyweights hits them so hard. Heads bounce off the ground.


Even the 20ga. with the Federal heavyweight #7 choke and shot would knock one down to the dirt!!! I am sold on Trulock chokes.
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#6082620 - 12/14/15 06:28 AM Re: Chosing a turkey choke [Re: Booner1]
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Originally Posted By: Gamblinman
No turkey walking away from any of those patterns..and that Federal Heavyweights hits them so hard. Heads bounce off the ground.


Even the 20ga. with the Federal heavyweight #7 choke and shot would knock one down to the dirt!!! I am sold on Trulock chokes.




Its hell on yotes too
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#6087434 - 12/16/15 11:03 AM Re: Chosing a turkey choke [Re: Booner1]
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Is it spring turkey season yet? Lol.
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